session eleven

19:30BST

Thursday 9th July

LOST IN OBLIVION

2m 48s 0ms

Short under 20 minutes, Music Videos & Micro short (under 3mins).

United Kingdom

Short

Lost in oblivion is an extraordinary story about a man who was once told he had nothing to live for. Now an accidental addict, he fights a not so sober fight for his life and sanity.

 

ANNA - Cannes Official Selection, BIFA winner for Best British Short, BAFTA shortlisted

14m 59s 0ms

longer Short film under 50 minutes

United Kingdom

Short

Cannes Official Selection 19' - Living in war-torn Eastern Ukraine, Anna is an aging single mother who is desperate for a change. Lured by a radio advertisement, she goes to party with a group of American men who are touring the country, searching for love. Nominated for a short Palme d'Or, TIFF, AFI Fest + dozens of selections and awards. Currently, BAFTA shortlisted. BIFA award for Best British Short Film.  

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Mark at the Supermarket

10m 56s

Short under 20 minutes, Music Videos & Micro short (under 3mins).

United Kingdom

Student, Short

Mark lives his waking hours during the night, only ever leaving his house to bulk buy the same 4 foods from a deserted 24-hour Thai supermarket. One night he notices a girl glancing over one of his favourite items, she wears almost identical clothing to him. Mark is compelled to find a way past his social anxiety and speak to her.

 

Fairyocious

13m 21s 0ms

Short under 20 minutes, Music Videos & Micro short (under 3mins).

France

Short

SIMON : ”I want to be a girl, mommy.” Alma freezes. She doesn’t know how to react: from now on, her 8-year-old son wants to dress up like a fairy to go to school. She asks for help from her neighbors. Soon the whole building is debating on Simon’s choice for gender orientation.

 

Flight of the Dodo

10m 27s

Short under 20 minutes, Music Videos & Micro short (under 3mins).

Canada

Short

A young boy who dreams of flying struggles to escape the confines of his difficult life.

 

Limbo

17m 0s 0ms

longer Short film under 50 minutes

Canada

Short

An  intelligence operative meets up with a conspiracy theorist to retrieve his lost personal handbook. 

 

ALTER EGO

5m 57s

Solo Film

France

Short

Jules has visit from his double : coming from the future, he reveals that soon Jules'll fall in love with one of his male best friend. Unfortunately for the moment, Jules is quite homophobic...

 

Mother of Chernobyl

30m 0s 0ms

longer Short film under 50 minutes

United States

Student

Mother of Chernobyl is a Russian-language student short film produced at UCSB in the Spring of 2019. The film takes place in 1987 Ukraine, a year after the Chernobyl disaster. It follows the story of a woman named Masha, who stayed behind in the radiation zone with her newborn baby. After deciding to trek back to Kiev to reunite with her family, she ventures into the forest and believes a soldier is chasing her to take away her child. Masha must fight for herself and her family to do the only thing anyone could after Chernobyl: survive amidst unimaginable tragedy.

 

The Odd

1m 57s 0ms

Short under 20 minutes, Music Videos & Micro short (under 3mins).

United Kingdom

Experimental, Short

The effects of anxiety and depression create a sudden body paralysis.

 

 

1h 45m 28s 0ms

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